As with all aspects of international trade, it’s prudent to do your research before choosing a Canadian international freight forwarder to look after the transportation of your goods.
Cross-docking is a fast-track process that eliminates the need for warehouse storage space, providing a cost-effective and quick method of transporting goods from one place to another.
Winter is upon us, kids have returned to school, summer vacations are a distant memory, business is in high gear as we look towards the approaching Christmas / Holiday Season… its approaching fast so let’s embrace our Winter Season like The Tragically Hip with all the CANADIAN that we are.
FMi Logistics Incorporated, a Western Canadian based 3PL with core disciplines in Commercial Warehousing & North American Freight Management has acquired GSA International Forwarders – a Calgary-based International Freight Forwarder specializing in Ocean, Air and Ground transportation.
The process of considering outsourcing warehousing is a big one. FMi is continually engaged with a wide variety of customers and businesses looking for warehousing and distributions solutions. The need for expert guidance and assistance is a need that unites all of our customers, whether their businesses are small, medium, or large.
For the right product to move from point A to get to the right customer at point B at the appropriate time is the duty of effective logistics processes.
One of the key components of logistical management is warehousing. This is also essential in managing storage and in the transportation of inventories.
Business and industries today all seem to be introducing more taxes, tariffs, and surcharges. One of the more controversial and misunderstood of these tariffs, applicable to the transportation industry, fall under the category of “fuel surcharges”.
As part of a supply chain management procedure that’s complete in itself, pick & pack is the typical method used in the distribution of retail goods and related activities.
Outsourcing non-core competencies just makes sense. It provides you with more flexibility, expertise with no associated investment, and ultimately, a driver for your bottom line.